Innovation Blog

Taking the path to digital transformation
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It is becoming more and more apparent that we are living in a moment of profound possibility and enormous disruption. Where the old business paradigms are dying and innovative new ones are emerging, especially creating new ways of integrating people...
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Learn to Fail Fast through Playfulness
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In last month’s blog, Cultivating a Fail Fast Culture – as a manifestation of learning & exploration we explored what it means to take a reflective stance, to use the experience of failure to support ourselves and others we interact...
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Cultivating a Fail Fast Culture
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In last month’s blog What does it mean to cultivate a fail fast organizational culture we shared what typically happens when people experience failure, and how important it is to uncouple people’s fears about failure and to support and enable...
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What does it mean to cultivate a Fail Fast Culture?
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I recently met with a client, who was seeking our ideas, information and input towards what might be involved in cultivating a fail fast organizational culture. It was an interesting discovery conversation, causing me to explore what needs to be...
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Solving people’s innovation problems
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One of the most challenging and thrilling aspects of reinvention, transformation and business game shifting is the opportunity it creates for continuous, experiential and deep learning and change. This creates innovation problems for people, in that it brings to life...
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Measuring culture, climate and engagement
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I attended a fabulous organizational culture conference recently in Melbourne that took the audience right back to understanding  culture, climate and engagement measurement basics. To reinforce their importance as critical success factors in any organizational change or development process, and...
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Accelerating learning pathways
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Having failed to successfully engage, train and retain a few millennials in my global innovation culture consulting, education and coaching business, I hit the proverbial pause button, and asked myself, why isn’t it working out? As a seasoned corporate educator and...
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Leveraging the “beautiful game” of collaboration
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Soccer – often referred to as the “beautiful game” – represents the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions. The best soccer teams in the world succeed by applying a mindset that...
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Birth of the agility shifter
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A recent article “The global forces inspiring a new narrative of progress” in McKinsey Quarterly, it states that “Corporate leaders today need to rethink where and how they compete, and must cooperate in the crafting of a new societal deal...
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A new collaborative leadership model
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We have all used metaphors to help explain things, including understanding the nature of change.  For many, this includes the use of the sports metaphor.  American football, for example, has been frequently used to explain how business works, what effective...
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